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BLOOD, BULLETS, AND BONES: THE STORY OF FORENSIC SCIENCE FROM SHERLOCK HOLMES TO DNA

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Heos
Author's First Name: 
Bridget
Publisher: 
HarperCollins (Balzer + Bray)
Publication Date: 
2016

 The history and development of forensic science is organized by topic, featuring real cases from around the globe. Visual aids and clear, rich prose complement this excellent introduction to an intriguing field.

TRICKY VIC: THE IMPOSSIBLY TRUE STORY OF THE MAN WHO SOLD THE EIFFEL TOWER

Tricky Vic cover
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Author's Last Name: 
Pizzoli
Author's First Name: 
Greg
Publisher: 
Penguin (Viking)
Publication Date: 
2015

 Count Victor Lustig swindled aristocrats with plots including a fake auction of the Eiffel Tower's metal. Clever mixed-media artwork evokes the gangster 1920s and ‘30s, and side panels highlight facts and topics for further reading.

JASPER JONES [AUDIO]

Jasper Jones Audio
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Silvey
Author's First Name: 
Craig
Narrator's First Name: 
Matt
Narrator's Last Name: 
Cowlrick
Publisher: 
Listening Library
Publication Date: 
2012

 

Charlie Bucktin, 13, unwittingly coaxed into a gruesome crime scene, faces his bookish naiveté and perceptions of truth while questioning his seemingly ordinary family and community. Australian Matt Cowlrick creates eerie calmness, sarcastic acceptance, and desperation to keep the reader clinging and wondering until the very end (12 up).

AU REVOIR, CRAZY EUROPEAN CHICK

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Schreiber
Author's First Name: 
Joe
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 
2011

BLINK & CAUTION

Blink and Caution
Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Wynne-Jones
Author's First Name: 
Tim
Publisher: 
Candlewick
Publication Date: 
2011
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